Ode to Life

I strive to live in the world of wonder, always discovering, growing and building beauty. I want nothing more than to bring this beauty and joy into the world as much as possible.  Because lately I have seen and heard of so much pain and anger, how painful life can be, how hard.  But within and throughout the hardships I … Continue Reading

What I learned from taking off my headphones

Life can be hard. It can be confusing and distracting and it’s easy to only see the negative. It’s easy to try to drown out everything around us in order to ease the pain, to make the things we don’t like seem a little easier. The other day when I was running I was hit smack in the head with … Continue Reading

Is it really worth it?

“Is it really worth it?”   This thought has popped into my mind on many occasions and in many circumstances over the years, and especially as of late. I’ve been thinking about this because things aren’t always easy. And when they aren’t easy, I think many of us start to ask – Is it all really worth it? Maybe you’re … Continue Reading

Man search for meaning part 2: Making Space

Prefer to listen? Watch here! This week I want to tell you a story. I’m going to start with a personal story of when my healing REALLY started to happen. It’s a little long but stick with it – because in the end you will know exactly what the first step is to discovering meaning and purpose in your life. … Continue Reading

If your feeling dissatisfied, frazzled, and discontent, start making your bed

We all want to be happy. There are 7.4 billion people on this planet. We all look different, speak different, have different backgrounds, different families, live in big houses, little houses, or maybe we don’t even have a house. We all have different thoughts in our heads. But there is one thing that unites us all, and that is the … Continue Reading

Addicted to Misery

As I reflect upon my month of travel one of the most important realizations and lessons I learned was that I was addicted to misery. The next thing I realized was that I had complete control over that. Let me give you a little background. On the outside I have always been bubbly and happy but somehow I was always … Continue Reading